Definition of Sensationalise

1. Verb. (British) (alternative spelling of sensationalize) ¹



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Definition of Sensationalise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sensationalise

senryus
sens
sensa
sensable
sensactor
sensactors
sensate
sensated
sensately
sensates
sensating
sensation
sensation disorders
sensation time
sensational
sensationalise (current term)
sensationalised
sensationalises
sensationalising
sensationalism
sensationalisms
sensationalist
sensationalistic
sensationalistically
sensationalists
sensationalizable
sensationalization
sensationalizations
sensationalize
sensationalized

Literary usage of Sensationalise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"... entered into friendly relations with Labadie, with whose religious sensationalise and morose Pietism the sobriety and simplicity of Penn were, ..."

2. Selections from Berkeley: With an Introduction and Notes for the Use of by George Berkeley (1884)
"... it must comprehend such attributes as are capable of individualisation. . . . The rule individualise your concepts does not mean sensationalise them, ..."

3. The Pageant of London by Richard Davey (1906)
"No wonder, then, that Londoners gossiped, for although there were no newspapers to " sensationalise " the scandals of those days, they were none the less ..."

4. Government of the Future by Edwin Lau (2000)
"The media faces a growing temptation to sensationalise in order to attract market share, further distorting the public's view of government. ..."

5. Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on South African Journalism by Adrian Hadland (2005)
"Does a particular headline accurately reflect the content of the story, or is it more a case of overblown wishful thinking designed to sensationalise a ..."

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